Julia Roberts Calls George Clooney's Engagement "Sublime," Amal Alamuddin Is "Beautiful and Smart"

Celebrity News May. 7, 2014 AT 9:30AM
Julia Roberts discusses George Clooney's engagement on Ellen Julia Roberts discusses George Clooney's engagement on Ellen Credit: Michael Rozman/ Warner Bros.

He's notoriously private, but George Clooney's longtime friend Julia Roberts is so excited about his engagement to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, she couldn't help but spill!

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Chatting on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, May 6, the August Osage County actress, 46, admitted, "I think it is sublime."

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Although she and Alamuddin have yet to meet in person, Roberts couldn't help gushing to Ellen DeGeneres about the trilingual, 36-year-old British attorney.

"She is beautiful and smart, and he is happy and that’s what matters to me," she beamed.

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Clooney, 53, who co-starred with Roberts in the movie Ocean's 11, has described Roberts as "an amazing mother, an amazing wife and a great, great friend."

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